Professor Warner joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in 1990. Prior to that, he was an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Southern California and the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches Contracts, Remedies, Jurisprudence, Internet Law, and E-Commerce Law and has published several articles and books on philosophical and legal topics. Professor Warner was named a Norman and Edna Freehling Scholar in 2002 and is the faculty director of Chicago-Kent’s Center for Law and Computers. He is the director of Chicago-Kent's Project Poland (www.kentlaw.edu/poland) and visiting foreign professor at University of Gdańsk, Poland, where he is director of the School of American Law. He is also director of the School of American Law at the University of Wrocław, Poland. From 1994 to 1996, he was president of InterActive Computer Tutorials, a software company, and from 1998 to 2000, he was director of Building Businesses on the Web, an Illinois Institute of Technology executive education program concerning e-commerce. Professor Warner's research concerns the regulation of business competition on the Internet and Internet security as well as the nature of human rights and their grounding in personal freedom. He has lectured on Internet security at the second United Nations Economic Commission for Europe workshop, "E-Regulations: E-Security and Knowledge Economy," in Geneva, Switzerland, and, at the invitation of the FBI, on global cybercrime before the Chicago Crime Commission. He was the principal investigator for "Using Education to Combat White Collar Crime," a U.S. State Department grant devoted to combating money laundering in Ukraine from 2000 to 2006. He is currently a member of the U.S. Secret Service’s Electronic and Financial Crimes Taskforce. Professor Warner earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California, where he served on the Southern California Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley, and he received his B.A. (with distinction and Phi Beta Kappa) in English from Stanford University.
Beyond Notice and Choice: Privacy, Norms, and Consent (forthcoming) (with Robert Sloan), Suffolk University Journal of High Technology Law (2013)
Informational privacy is the ability to determine for yourself when and how others may collect...
Behavioral Advertising: From One-Sided Chicken to Informational Norms (with Robert Sloan), Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law (2012)
When you download the free audio recording software from Audacity, you agree that Audacity may...
Legal Concepts Meet Technology: A 50-State Survey of Privacy Laws (with M. Russom & R. Sloan), Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, Workshop on Governance of Technology, Information, and Policies (2012)
Vulnerable Software: Product-Risk Norms and the Problem of Unauthorized Access, co-authored with Robert Sloan, University of Illinois Journal of Technology, Law and Policy (2012)
Undermined Norms: The Corrosive Effect of Information Processing Technology on Informational Privacy, Saint Louis University Law Journal (2011)
Unauthorized Access: The Crisis in Online Privacy and Information Security (with R. Sloan) (forthcoming) (2013)
Pragmatism and Legal Reasoning, HILARY PUTNAM: PRAGMATISM AND REALISM,, Urzula Zeglen and James Conant (eds) (2002)
Contributions to Books
Austin, J. L., Wiley-Blackwell's International Encyclopedia of Ethics (2013)
Local or Global?: Morals from Federal Preemption Doctrine, Federalism or Unitary System? Determinants, Effects, and the Influence on the Legal Regulation of States (2012)
The Undermining Impact of Information Processing on Informational Privacy, in Rights of Personality in the XXI Century (co-authored with Robert Sloan, Head, Computer Science Department, University of Illinois), Rights of Personality in the XXI Century (2012)
The Undermining Impact of Information Processing on Informational Privacy (forthcoming) (with R. Sloan), Rights of Personality in the XXI Century (2010)
Legal Pragmatism, A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory (2009)
Vulnerable Software: Product-Risk Norms and the Problem of Unauthorized Access (with Robert Sloan), ExpressO (2011)
Unauthorized access to online information costs billions of dollars per year. Software vulnerabilities are a...
Undermined Norms: The Corrosive Effect of Information Processing Technology on Informational Privacy, ExpressO (2010)
Informational privacy is a matter of control; it consists in the ability to control when...
Developing Foundations for Accountability Systems: Informational Norms and Context-Sensitive Judgments, in Workshop on Governance of Technology, Information, and Policies, Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (with R. Sloan). (2010)